Alumni Awards

St. Olaf Alumni Awards are given to nominated alumni who exemplify the ideals and mission of the College. You may nominate a deserving Ole classmate, friend, colleague, etc.

Nomination Form

Visit our online nomination form to submit a nominee

St. Olaf Bestows the Following

  • Distinguished Alumni Award
  • Alumni Achievement Award
  • Outstanding Service Award
  • Graduate of the Last Decade (GOLD)

More Information

View the “St. Olaf Alumni Awards – Purpose/Award Definitions/Criteria” summary document

View the full “St. Olaf Alumni Awards – Purpose/Award Definitions/Criteria” document

The 2014 Recipients are

Distinguished Alumni Award:

Elizabeth Guenthner Nabel ’74 – President Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Co-founder CardioGene Therapeutics, Inc., St. Olaf Board of Regents 2009-2014

Outstanding Service Award:

Lynn M. Anderson ’75 – Executive Vice President and General Counsel Holiday Companies, Alumni Board Member 1986-1989

Thomas F. Nelson ’69 – Partner Stinson Leonard Street LLP, Hennepin County Board Association President, Alumni Board Member 1996-2000

Past Recipients

Past Alumni Award Recipients by Year


If you have questions please contact Mary Parsons at or 888-865-6537.